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ASLV – Indian Space Research Organization

ASLV – Indian Space Research Organization

  • Family: ASLV
  • Length: 23.5 m
  • Diameter: 1 m
  • Launch Mass: 41 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 150 kg

The ASLV, manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization established in 1969, undertook its inaugural launch on 03/24/1987. Notably, ASLV has 2 successful launches and 2 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 4 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle or Advanced Satellite Launch Vehicle, also known as ASLV, was a Small-lift launch vehicle five-stage solid-fuel rocket developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to place 150 kg satellites into LEO. ISRO did not have sufficient funds for both the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle programme and the ASLV programme at the same time and the ASLV programme was terminated after the initial developmental flights.

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